Sunday, July 13, 2008

Beeswax Collage ATC Swap

These cards were done for an ATC swap on the Yahoo PaperTraders Group that I belong to. I have the most fun creating backgrounds for my ATCs. The background was created by adding gold tissue paper to some card stock, then I stamped some circle stamps with a red stamp pad, then I stamped with a "marble" stamp with brown stamp pad to give it the veins. I applied the images and words then used an encaustic technique. Next I applied my 3D elements while the wax was still melted. After everything was dry, I buffed the wax and gave it a little shine.



4 comments:

Beks said...

These are GORGEOUS! Thanks for commenting on my blog but I think your cards put mine to shame.

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

These are simply stunning. They practically glow.

Cathee said...

Wonderful cards...isn't beeswax fun..love the way it alters the look of the images!Cathee
PS Thanks for peeking in at my blog!

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